Cloud over the northern and eastern parts of WA with a series of lows and troughs is triggering a few showers and storms. Low cloud in the south with onshore winds is not causing any showers. Skies are clearer in the west under a high pressure ridge and a hot air mass.
In December 2014 we upgraded our lightning network to the latest in sensor technology as used by the world's leading meteorological agencies. This has resulted in changes and improvements to the lightning data you will now see. The main changes are:
19:47 EDT Flash flooding has inundated homes in the Port Macquarie and Camden Haven area on the mid-north coast of New South Wales.